• 2002
  • TV Show
  • None

A woman tries to run from past mistakes, including several failed marriages, but learns she must face the truth before beginning a new life.

The Perfect: Salad
04:00 — New York Times writer Kim Severson has chosen her perfect thing in San Francisco—drumroll please—the goat cheese salad at Chez Panisse.
The Perfect: Tortilla
03:16 — Evan Kleiman, host of the KCRW radio program Good Food, describes the moment when she came across the perfect tortilla, made by Rivera Restaurant's Ch (more…)
The Perfect: Prawns
03:25 — When asked for his perfect dish, LA Times food writer Russ Parsons knew his answer immediately: the salt-roasted spot prawns at Providence restaurant. (more…)
The Perfect Ricotta Cheese
03:28 — Food 52 Cofounders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs were nearly stumped when asked for their example of perfect food for this video. Then they realize (more…)
The Perfect: Risotto
03:21 — Food blogger Pim Techamuanvivit is a longtime fan of Michael Tusk's risotto. Here she describes what makes it perfect. Tusk's restaurant, Quince, is l (more…)
The Perfect: Pasta Dish
03:32 — San Francisco’s Tablehopper, Marcia Gagliardi, must eat out every night to be able to write such up-to-date information for her newsletter. Nothing is (more…)
The Perfect Beer
03:37 — Lessley Anderson gets into the yeasty details of Russian River Brewing Company's Supplication Ale.
The Perfect: Olive Oil
02:55 — Round Pond makes a variety of oils from olives grown at its Rutherford, CA, estate. From the picking to the pressing and bottling, every step is caref (more…)
The Perfect: Kitchen Tool
02:28 — It's high drama at OXO headquarters when the perfect slicing tool is the goal, and cheap blades with nonadjustable heights are the norm. Here, Dean Di (more…)
The Perfect: Canelé
03:20 — On assignment Afar magazine, Tasting Table San Francisco editor Scott Hocker traveled throughout France in search of the best canelé. Stateside, his c (more…)
The Perfect: Martini
01:37 — Esquire drinks correspondent (and Beard Award–winning author) David Wondrich profiles his perfect martini, the Pegu Club’s Fitty Fitty, which features (more…)
The Perfect: Chocolate Chip Cookie
02:46 — Tia Harrison, owner of the Lucky Cooky Company, takes simple ingredients and creates a soft, sweet, crisp-crusted cookie, full of melty Guittard milk (more…)
The Perfect: Fried Chicken
03:30 — When James Beard Award-winning chefs, New York Times contributors, and cookbook authors Matt and Ted Lee announced that Chef Charles Gabriel's fried c (more…)
The Perfect: Soup Dumpling
03:58 — Andrea Nguyen, chef and author of Asian Dumplings, takes CHOW to Shanghai Dumpling King in San Francisco for what she considers the perfect xiao long (more…)
The Perfect: Hamburger
02:22 — CHOW wades into shark’s waters of perfection: the burger. Josh Ozersky, author of The Hamburger: A History and editor of New York magazine’s Grub Stre (more…)
The Perfect: Ice Cream
02:05 — The salted caramel ice cream at San Francisco’s Bi-Rite Creamery has charm. It has personality. It is delicious. The co-owners get us a few steps clos (more…)
The Perfect Jucy Lucy
03:38 — Who makes the perfect Jucy Lucy (also sometimes spelled Juicy Lucy), an iconic Minnesota burger stuffed with cheese? contributing editor and (more…)

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  • Premiered: August 25, 2002
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A woman tries to run from past mistakes, including several failed marriages, but learns she must face the truth before beginning a new life. (more)

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